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19th Century Novels

The "triple-decker" novel was a standard form of publishing for British fiction from the early 1800s until the 1890s. The market for this form of fiction was closely tied to commercial "circulating libraries," such as Mudie's and W. H. Smith. Unlike free public libraries, these circulating libraries charged patrons to borrow books, much like video rental stores do today. Publishing longer works of fiction was quite expensive, and by releasing them in multiple parts publishers capt...



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19th Century Novels
by Southey, Robert, 1774-1843; Warter, John Wood, 1806-1878
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Added t.-p., engraved, with vignette
19th Century Novels
by Lamb, Caroline, Lady, 1785-1828
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Each vol. has added t.-p., engr
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19th Century Novels
by Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870
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"Household edition."
19th Century Novels
by Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928
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19th Century Novels
by Taylor, Meadows, 1808-1876
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Topic: Thugs
19th Century Novels
by Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870; Browne, Hablot Knight, 1815-1882
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Topics: Boys, Orphans, Young men, Child labor
19th Century Novels
by Le Fanu, Joseph Sheridan, 1814-1873
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v. 1. Green tea. The familiar. Mr. Justice Harbottle -- v. 2. The room in the Dragon Volant -- v. 3. The room in the Dragon Volant (conclusion). Carmilla
19th Century Novels
by Disraeli, Benjamin, Earl of Beaconsfield, 1804-1881
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PMM
Topics: Social classes, Poor families, Rich people, Landlord and tenant, Chartism, Political fiction, Love...
19th Century Novels
by Brontë, Emily, 1818-1848; Brontë, Anne, 1820-1849. Agnes Grey
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First edition. Wise Brontë II, 1
19th Century Novels
by Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870; Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878, ill
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Illustrated by G. Cruikshank
19th Century Novels
by Corelli, Marie, 1855-1924
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Topics: Supernatural, Elixir of life, Lilith (Semitic mythology)
19th Century Novels
by Eliot, George, 1819-1880
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Michael Sadleir. XIX century fiction
Topics: Triangles (Interpersonal relations), Illegitimate children, Women clergy, Infanticide, Carpenters
19th Century Novels
by Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928
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19th Century Novels
by Collins, Wilkie, 1824-1889
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First edition. Sadleir, 19th. cent. fiction, 598
Topics: Jewelry theft, Police, East Indians
19th Century Novels
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19th Century Novels
by Grattan, Thomas Colley, 1792-1864
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19th Century Novels
by Le Fanu, Joseph Sheridan, 1814-1873
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v. 1. Green tea. The familiar. Mr. Justice Harbottle -- v. 2. The room in the Dragon Volant -- v. 3. The room in the Dragon Volant (conclusion). Carmilla
19th Century Novels
by Taylor, Meadows, 1808-1876
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Topic: Thugs
19th Century Novels
by Cuthbertson, Catherine
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Summers, Gothic Bib., p. 328
19th Century Novels
by Carleton, William, 1794-1869; Brooke, William Henry, 1772-1860
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Wolff, R.L. 19th cent. fiction
Topic: Peasantry -- Ireland
19th Century Novels
by Le Fanu, Joseph Sheridan, 1814-1873
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v. 1. Green tea. The familiar. Mr. Justice Harbottle -- v. 2. The room in the Dragon Volant -- v. 3. The room in the Dragon Volant (conclusion). Carmilla
19th Century Novels
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Vol. 1 only has t.p.; title pages of v. 2-3 removed in binding?
19th Century Novels
by Corelli, Marie, 1855-1924
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Topics: Supernatural, Elixir of life, Lilith (Semitic mythology)
19th Century Novels
by Sterne, Laurence, 1713-1768; Saintsbury, George, 1845-1933
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19th Century Novels
by Scott, Walter Sir, 1771-1832
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Topic: Rob Roy, 1671-1734
19th Century Novels
by Peard, Frances Mary, 1835-
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19th Century Novels
by Maturin, Charles Robert, 1780-1824
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Topic: Immortalism
19th Century Novels
by Brontë, Emily, 1818-1848; Brontë, Anne, 1820-1849. Agnes Grey
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First edition. Wise Brontë II, 1
Includes engraved title pages: Wilson's tales of the borders, historical, traditionary, and imaginative
19th Century Novels
by Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832
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Copy 1 imperfect: v.1 lacks half title and fly title; v.2-3 lack half title
Topic: Rob Roy, 1671-1734
19th Century Novels
by Taylor, Meadows, 1808-1876
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Topic: Chand Bibi, sultana, d. 1600
19th Century Novels
by Du Maurier, George, 1834-1896
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Wolff, R.L. l9th cent. fiction
19th Century Novels
by Austen, Jane, 1775-1817; Ashburton, Alexander Baring, Baron, 1774-1848, former owner; Hohenzollern-Hechingen, Marie-Louise-Pauline, Fürstin von, 1782-1845, former owner
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Provenance of 2nd copy: from the library of Sir Geoffrey Keynes. - Bookplate of Alexander Baring & stamp 'Melchet Court, Romsey', around A enclosed in a crown
19th Century Novels
by Eliot, George, 1819-1880
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Michael Sadleir. XIX century fiction
Topics: Triangles (Interpersonal relations), Illegitimate children, Women clergy, Infanticide, Carpenters
19th Century Novels
by Braddon, M. E. (Mary Elizabeth), 1835-1915
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The author of "Lady Audley's secret" = M.E. (Braddon) Maxwell
Topic: English literature
19th Century Novels
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"Third re-issue."
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Topic: Turpin, Richard, 1706-1739
19th Century Novels
by Warren, Samuel, 1807-1877
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Published anonymously
19th Century Novels
by Palgrave, William Gifford, 1826-1888
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19th Century Novels
by Edgeworth, Maria, 1767-1849
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Les contes moraux. Les contes des familles. Les contes populaires
19th Century Novels
by Lewes, George Henry, 1817-1878
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American ed. published under title: Three sisters and three fortunes
19th Century Novels
by Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832
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Copy 1 imperfect: v.1 lacks half title and fly title; v.2-3 lack half title
Topic: Rob Roy, 1671-1734
19th Century Novels
by Thomas, Annie, 1838-1918
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19th Century Novels
by Lewis, M. G. (Matthew Gregory), 1775-1818
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19th Century Novels
by Oliphant, Mrs. (Margaret), 1828-1897
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Publisher's advertisement: 4 p. (at end) of v. 3
19th Century Novels
by Parker, Emma, fl. 1811-1816
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Summers, Gothic Bib., p. 345
19th Century Novels
by Maturin, Charles Robert, 1780-1824
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Topic: Immortalism
19th Century Novels
by Stuart, Esmè, b. 1851
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By T.C. Grattan
19th Century Novels
by Reid, Mayne, 1818-1883
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Published subsequently under title: Love's vengeance
Topic: Racially mixed people
19th Century Novels
by Kelly, Isabella, fl. 1795-1813
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19th Century Novels
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Other editions published with title: Zenon, the martyr. Cf. Sadleir 576 and OCLC # 566154
Topic: Church history
19th Century Novels
by Collins, Wilkie, 1824-1889
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Topics: Social classes, Interpersonal relations, Criminals, Adultery, Revenge, Seduction
19th Century Novels
by Morier, James Justinian, 1780?-1849
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19th Century Novels
by Old Sailor, 1790-1846; Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878
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Block, A. Engl. novel
19th Century Novels
by Sheridan, Frederick
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19th Century Novels
by Maturin, Charles Robert, 1780-1824
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Colophon of v. 1-2: "C. Stower, printer, Paternoster Row". Colophon of v. 3: "G. Woodfall, printer, Paternoster-Row"; the fifth leaf of each gathering is signed 3, as in B3, etc
19th Century Novels
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Errata slips inserted
19th Century Novels
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Author identified in NUC pre-1956 NG0198263
Topic: Fitzgerald, James Fitzthomas, d. 1608
19th Century Novels
by Meeke, Mary, d. 1816?
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19th Century Novels
by Oliphant, Mrs. (Margaret), 1828-1897
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Wolff, R.L. 19th cent. fiction
19th Century Novels
by Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832
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19th Century Novels
by Collins, Wilkie, 1824-1889
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Hubin, A.J. Crime fiction, 1749-1990
19th Century Novels
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Wolff, R.L. 19th cent. fiction
19th Century Novels
by Oliphant (Margaret) Mrs, 1828-1897
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19th Century Novels
by Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870; Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878, ill
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Illustrated by G. Cruikshank
19th Century Novels
by Reid, Mayne, 1818-1883
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19th Century Novels
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19th Century Novels
by Tytler, Sarah, 1827-1914
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19th Century Novels
by Wood, Henry, Mrs., 1814-1887
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19th Century Novels
by De Quincey, Thomas, 1785-1859; Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832; Alexis, Willibald, 1798-1871; Alexis, Willibald, 1798-1871. Walladmor
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The German original was ficticiously attributed to Sir Walter Scott, but actually written by G.W.H. Häring (under the pseud. of Willibald Alexis). It was freely adapted into English by Thomas De Quincey, according to Green and NCBEL cited below
Topic: Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832
19th Century Novels
by Craik, Georgiana M. (Georgiana Marion), 1831-1895
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19th Century Novels
by Montgomery, Florence, 1843-1923
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A novel
19th Century Novels
by Gerard, E. (Emily), 1849-1905; Gerard, Dorothea, 1855-1915, joint author
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By Emily and Dorothea Gerard
19th Century Novels
by Sedley, Charles, Sir, 1639?-1701
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